By Paul Browne. For trainee witch Akko Kagari, things never appear to go as planned. Inspired at a young age by the spectacular public shows hosted by professional witch Shiny Chariot, Akko enrols at the Luna Nova Magical Academy in a bid to emulate her idol. But the fledgling witch struggles to keep up with […]
The time has finally arrived! It’s been a long time since we first announced we’d be bringing a collection of short films from Production I.G to the UK, but we’re delighted to say the wait is over as our AllTheAnime.com Exclusive Blu-ray/DVD Collector’s Edition release of Pigtails and Other Short Stories from Production I.G has arrived […]
By Motoko Tamamuro. Hayao Miyazaki was initially unaware of the phenomenon of the “Balse Festival” that broke out on social media. The Balse was the spell of destruction, cast by the protagonists Pazu and Sheeta in Studio Ghibli’s first official production, Laputa: The Castle in the Sky. Over the years, fans in Japan began tweeting […]
Following the news late last week that we’re bringing the first season of Castelvania to home video, it’s finally time to spill the beans on more of what you can expect from us over the coming months! I do want to emphasise from the outset that we can’t say everything that’s in the works, […]
By Jasper Sharp. The Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan (Eiren) has just released its annual overview of the financial facts, figures and trends for the Japanese film industry for last year. For filmo-watchers, the 2018 statistics yield few surprises, but still merit further contemplation.